Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 498639) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary, and with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above, preferably a higher degree in mathematics, statistics or a related discipline, with at least 2 years’ post-qualification work experience in data and project management. They must be competent in statistical software packages such as R, SPSS, LaTeX. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua). They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.
The appointee will provide high-level statistical support to a team of researchers in the area of infectious disease epidemiology. He/She will manage a wide range of research projects and activities; perform data management, analysis and interpretation; handle grant applications; prepare reports and publicity materials; supervise and train junior staff members; and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.